Presentation: Speaking Up Without Freaking Out

Track: Beyond Being an Individual Contributor

Location: Pacific LMNO

Duration: 1:40pm - 2:30pm

Day of week: Monday

Level: Beginner

Persona: General Software, Technical Engineering Manager

Abstract

Audiences crave authentic, bold communication, however, many presenters are uneasy speaking in public. Learn proven concepts to help reduce your anxiety and improve your connection with your audience. You will leave this session with several techniques for developing and delivering clear, confident, and compelling presentations/meetings that will make you and your communication "audience ready."

Speaker: Matt Abrahams

Co-Founder and Principal at Bold Echo Communications Solutions

Matt Abrahams is a passionate, collaborative and innovative educator and coach. He teaches Effective Virtual Communication and Essentials of Strategic Communication at Stanford University's Graduate School of Business.

Matt is also Co-Founder and Principal at Bold Echo Communications Solutions, a presentation and communication skills company based in Silicon Valley that helps people improve their presentation skills.

Matt recently published the third edition of his book Speaking Up Without Freaking Out, a book written to help the millions of people who wish to present in a more confident and compelling way.

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